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Melanie's Food Fantasy

664 W King St, Boone, NC 28607-3420
+1 828-263-0300
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
“home fries” (36 reviews)
“apple butter” (20 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
664 W King St, Boone, NC 28607-3420
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffee...awesome food selection...love the old school environment. Would return. Love to try the outdoor seating during good weather.

Thank Randy150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special about this place. Long initial then plain average food. We went for breakfast and I regretted the decision as I am certain there are better tastier places. Not bad just average. Not sure if they had fresh juices or coffee that is not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good, varied menu. Food and service were good, nice ambiance. Popular, half-hour wait. Something for every picky eater.

Thank aspen1961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found a lovely little eatery with some serious GF and vegan/veggie options. Getting a good solid breakfast before finding some trails for the day 🙂. Very small and hard to see / find from street but very eclectic and interesting on the inside. On to...More

Thank mthuber
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast here. My wife had the bowl of fruit and she said it was one of the best she had experienced. The yogurt was excellent. I had an omlet which was one of the best I have ever had! The toast...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Melanies has been a favorite of locals and college students for years. Their food is extremely fresh and huge servings. Great breakfast, brunch and lunch menu. So many choices it's hard to decide. The staff is wonderful and very friendly.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Went here for breakfast. Kind of different place with lots of atmosphere. Enjoyed every minute. $ adults. Sunday morning. Each had a different egg dish or waffle. A lot of food for a reasonable amount. Super friendly wait staff with locals (Appalachian college students) who...More

Thank grandmabarb2017
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We went for brunch, there was 5 of us. 2 got the eggs benedict, 2 got the student special, and one got the extreme Appalacian Breakfast. Everyone enjoyed there meal.

Thank Barbarainnc
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We slipped in just before a rush -- it is a small place, but service is quick, friendly, and the food is wonderful! We had eggs, bacon, pancakes, biscuits and sausage gravy and grits. We've also had the mushroom gravy in the past, and I...More

Thank SkippinWork
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The meal was delicious every time we went to Melanie's during our three-week evacuation from Naples, Florida. Service was also quite good, though I agree with others that we had trouble at times getting in. That makes sense with a popular restaurant. I like best...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 664 W King St, Boone, NC 28607-3420
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-263-0300
Melanie's is a tradition in downtown Boone serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week. We source all of our bread, eggs and burgers locally as well as other items when we can. We have an eclectic and creative menu serving food made from scratch. We are sensitive to vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diners. Now open evening hours with a new small plate menu, Booneshine beer on draft and wine by the glass. Come see us Thur-Sat evenings and enjoy a drink and a bite to eat on our beautiful deck while you watch the hustle and bustle of downtown Boone.
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